Maria Paula Bertran

Maria Paula Bertran is Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo, where she teaches Economic Law and Regulation at the Ribeirão Preto Law School. She is a former Brazilian Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Democracy and Human Development at the Kellogg Institute (2018). She is also a former Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford Law School (2020), where she taught the course “Business, Institutions, and Corruption in Latin America”. She advocates for strategical banking regulation in order to create better outcomes for consumer’s rights, the legal acceptance of behavioral economics cognitive failures, and the promotion sustainable economic growth with the help of banks. She works with big data and jurimetrics, being able to screen and map detailed spots on both bank litigation and corruption. Bertran is an internationally renowned author, having published many articles and books.